IVsOutput2.get_CanonicalName Method

Returns the canonical name of an output item.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.dll)

int get_CanonicalName(
	out string pbstrCanonicalName
)

Parameters

pbstrCanonicalName
Type: System.String
[out] Pointer to the output item's canonical name.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
If the method succeeds, it returns S_OK. If it fails, it returns an error code.

Implements

IVsOutput.get_CanonicalName(String)

COM Signature

From vsshell.idl:

HRESULT IVsOutput2::get_CanonicalName(
   [out] BSTR *pbstrCanonicalName
);

An output item's canonical name must be unique within the project configuration. It need not be based on the display name. Once set, the canonical name never changes, even if other attributes of the item change.

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